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family did not want to speak to us, but we'll hear from other family coming up at 11:00. >> new details bat deadly accident that killed a man in pinole. the man is 46-year-old todd sure of hayward, his car collided with a car just after 9:00 in the morning. you can see the tremendous impact of the crash. investigators say for some reason he drove his vehicle across the double yell low lines directly into the path of the suv. the other driver and passengers in the suv suffered minor injuries. >> a north bay teenager was remembered today a week after a trainingic -- tragic racing crash involving his cousin claimed his life. here's a look at how 14-year-old marcus johnson is being remembered. reporter: the memorial is over
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but there's a few dozen people visiting with the johnson family. he may only have been 14 years old but marcus johnson described as the energizer bunny. touched more lives than people twice his age. more than 1200 people packed the church for the memorial to marcus johnsonment room for attendees had to be made in other areas to handle the crowd. easels showed photos from his toddler years to his prowess on the basketball court and a racer. photos with his mother, father, and younger braid, indicated the closeness of the family. marcus' mother was touched by the outpouring of support, and heartbroken at not being able to be with her son. >> i'm overwhelmed by the number of people that are here. he would be overwhelmed. i think he'd say, wow, cool. but i wish they al we in an
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arena somewhere watching me play basketball. forever we'll feel the warm of your smile, the magic in your eyes and the gentleness of your soul. reporter: marcus was killed when his cousin lost control of his sprint car while doing laps at the marysville raceway park. he veered off the track, killing marcus and a 68-year-old man. teachers and coaches all praised marcus. in a touching moment a young friend broke down in tears while singing a song dedicated to him. now, memorial fund has been started for marcus johnson. portions of the fund will go to help low income students pay for school or athletic equipment. we're live in santa rosa, abc7 news. >> ama: a neighbor has helped police arrest 11 peeled accuse
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ode tagging. there were ten adults and a juvenile. david says they get hit by taggers often. >> i'm surprised they arrested them, and surprised to her you sea it would be a felony vandalism charge. so. good. it's much better than what it sounds like at 4:00 in the morning when it was said they would be let go. >> it was a big arrest. it's important. i'm glad the officers were able to officer on scene and take them into custody. >> police found 52 spray paint cans and several markers on the suspects. >> postal workers made special sunday deliveries today, dropping off cards, urging their customerred to join a crusade against cutbacks. [chanting] >> workerred chanted to save saturday deliveries in
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washington square. the postal service has to find ways to eliminate billions of dollars of debt. the post office general believes this can be done by him nateing saturday deliveries and closing post offices. >> let the post office work with the unions, with the partners, to make changes to the postal service. >> one proposed reform would change the law that requires the post office to pay bill odd dollar0s year to fund future retiree's pensions. >> lines are forming outside the supreme court ahead of the hearing to decide the constitutionality of prop 8. the referendum banned same-sex marriage after the state's highest court ruled it was legal. on wednesday the court considers the defense of marriage act which denies federal benefits to married same-sex couples. nine states and the district of
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columbia allow same-sex marriage, nine more have strong civil union or partner ship laws. >> carol lynn tyler is traveling to washington, dc and will be sitting in court when the nation's highest court considers whether california's prop 8 wrongly denies gays and lesbians the right to marry. the nationest highest court is taking on another big issue that cost taxpayers more than $3 billion a year. the a practice that leads to higher prescription prices. also a silicon valley big wig is helping in the effort to keep the kings in sacramento. >> crash, crash, boom. >> neighbors say they've never seen or heard anything like it. a story behind a car's rough ride. >> leigh: i'm meteorologist leigh glaser. we have had a nice weekend, but we're going to see some changes weather weis this upcoming work
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>> a preliminary vote is expected on tuesday on a stadium deal intended to keep the kings in sacramento. sacramento mayor kevin johnson
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says the city reached a plame agreement for a new downtown arena with an investment group that hopes to keep the team from moving to seattle. johnson tweeted the group includes a silicon tycoon, 24 hour getness founder, and a billionaire. >> federal court proceedings begin tomorrow that could end with stockton entering bankruptcy. eight years ago it was all good times for stockton, a new waterfront, a new hockey arena, and taxpayer financed baseball park. higher salaries and benefits based on anticipated increasing property tax revenue. then the recession hit. stockton soon was $1 billion in debt. monday, stockton may become the most populace city in the country to enter chapter 9. besides gay marriage the supreme court will also hear arguments tomorrow on a case involving billions of couldn't summer dollars.
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at issue is brand name drug companies keeping lower priced versions off the shelves. federal officials will argue the deals cost $3 billion a year by delaying launch of cheaper generics. just ahead, an alert for a bart passengers. some can expect delays for up to 14 months. here's an unusual sight. a california home owner hopes his insurance will cover this. the woman inside the car explains how in the world that happened. >> looking outside, we enjoyed a sunny sunday but cloud are rolling in, and the forecastes coming up. >> mike: march madness for the men and women and the golf course, sergio garcia, not the lie he was looking for. does he have a club
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>> ama: in southern california, an out of control car landed on the roof of a house. the elderly man who was driving
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with his wife, said he cooperate stop when he turned the corner. firefighters got a ladder to get the couple down from the roof. >> i was so scared. then it was very bad. my back is hurting but i don't think i breck -- broke anything. i consider myself and my husband very lucky. >> ama: there was someone in the house where the carland but was not injured. the driver who landed on the roof lives just next door. investigators will have the car tested to see if anything is wrong with it. >> late night bart riders will face delays this week due to work going on inside the transbay tube. crews will make the tube safer in an earthquake. you can expect delays tuesday, wednesday, thursday nights for the next 14 months. one tube will close during work hours. that means trains will late in oakland or san francisco until a train coming from the opposite
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direction exits the tube. the delays last for the next 14 months. leigh glaser is checking our weather, which will be changing this work week. >> leigh: it certainly will be. we need some rain around her, and hopefully we'll get a few showers by the end of the work week. low clouds just off the coast moving inland. also, a stronger onshore wind component this afternoon, and check out the westerly gusts. sfo, 25 miles-per-hour. 21 gusts to half moon bay, we have 14 in oakland, novato, 8 miles-per-hour, and san jose, breezy, westerly wind at 12 miles-per-hour. highs today, we warmed up nicely. the high clouds still we us out there right now. santa rosa, 70. concord, 71. santa cruz, 73. the rooftop cam, looking down on the embarcadero. san carlos, 64.
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san jose, high clouds. 64. and santa cruz right now, 63. from our mt. tamalpais camera you can see high clouds already starting to develop across the bay area. santa rosa right now, 69. 71 in fairfield, and hay werd right now, 61. this is the forecast highlights, clouds overnight. partly cloudy monday, and then showers likely as we head towards the latter part of the work week. lows tonight as the clouds venture in, they'll help to insulate us a little more so temperatures will come up a few degrees, especially in the north and east bay locations. livermore, 41. the closer to the bay and the coast, the more moderate the temperature will be. so san francisco overnight, 47. richmond as well. high pressure responsible for this nice spring weekend will start to lose a little bit of its grip tomorrow. so we'll look for a little bet more cloud cover for your
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monday, as we get into tuesday afternoon, tuesday night, wednesday morning, this is a area of low pressure, and also a cold front. very unorganized. very weak. as it passes just a little to the north of us and might be able to wring out a shower or sprinkle or two, but can be a start of things to change the latter part of the work week. 5:00 tomorrow afternoon, you'll notice the clouds move in. and our 5:00 a.m. tuesday morning commute, just cloudy right now. but check out what happens as he head through the course of the day. the front gets close examiner is going -- -- -- closer and is falling apart. we might have rain late tuesday afternoon. and then after that it just kind of just moves out of here. another stronger system could possibly move in as we head into friday night and saturday. highs for your monday, 69, san jose. increasing clouds at the coast. san francisco 62. sun and cloud mix there.
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70 for napa. 68, oakland. interior east bay, sunshine for you. temperature of 72 for antioch. my aku weather seven-day forecast. temperatures come down wednesday and thursday, a slight chance of an isolated shower, better chance sunday, -- saturday and sunday. >> ama: thank you, leigh. >> ama: mike shumann is here with sports and lady's hoops. >> mike: some gale force winds in stanford playing host to the golden hurricane office tulsa. stanford had is hands full in the first half. but stanford came out firing in the second half. taylor greenfield. deep jumper and the foul. she had nine. then pac-12 player of the year, chiney ogwumike took over. too much for tulsa's defense. 29 points, eight boards, three assists.
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stanford wins. >> i knew the first 20 or so minutes were not our best minutes but that's the beauty of our team. we put those things aside. we have short memory, and we just really work hard, and this tournament is about teams that work hard, play for each other, and peak. >> thrilling action in the men's tournament. ohio state and iowa state. the cyclones overcame a second half deficit. under 2:00 left. cyclones up one. will clyburn, drives and makes the bucket but they call an offensive foul. questionable call. iowa state cannot believe it. so instead of a four-point lead, game tied at 75. buckeye asia craft, -- aaron craft. two seconds remaining and he makes it. ohio state on to the sweet 16 for a school record fourth straight year. facing arizona. 78-75 the final. >> indiana and temple. yot the only howl to show up.
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despite the one-man show, temple led by three until will sheehey ties with his own three. anthony lee, denied by walker. 18 seconds left. unanimous up one. oladipo. ices it from downtown. the hoosiers move on, 58-52. >> to the nba. warriors a day off. so no update on steph curry's sprained right ankle. the miami heat looking for their 26th straight win. hosting charlotte without dwayne wade. he hays a sore knee. james, 210 consecutive games in double digits. 32 points, ten assists, miami wins their 26th in a row without breaking a sweat. 109-77. >> cactus league. giants beat the angels 5-4, and the a's hosting the dodgers. the a's have since players for two infield spots. weeks was optioned to triple-a
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and a former stanford star is making noise. going to be tough for bob melvin to figure his stuarting infield. jeb lowrey fighting for the infield spot. griffin went 4 2/3 twir, allows four ones on five hits, and struck out eight. a's explode with five runs in the third. capped off with the home run for norris. a's win 7-4. >> final round of the arnold palmer invitational. check out this shot. feet in the water. two bounces, drains it for the eagle. sergio garcia, great shot from the tree. manages to get it back on the course but withdrew from the tournament. if you're climbing trees, i don't plame him. ingtiger -- play was suspended e
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to a severe snowstorm orlando. course had to be evacuated. hopefully they can finish tomorrow. this sports report brought to you by orchard supply hardware. more from the ncaa tournament at 11:00. >> ama: could an animated prehistoric family take the top spot at the box
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>> ama: join me tonight at 9:00 on cable 13. if you're ever haunted by an annoying song stuck in your head, we'll tell you how scientists say how to exercise to the tunes. >> a scout meeting unlike any other. members, leaders, and parents gathering. their new initiative to keep openly gay people out of the scouts. >> a caveman comedy conquered the weekend box office. >> this is my family. the croods. >> the croods, the 3-d prehistoric movie brought in an estimated $44.7 million. opening in second place with 30 million was olympus has fallen. oz is number three.
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the call took the fourth spot, followed by the comedy, admission, in fifth. and that is it for abc7 news at 6:00. thank you so much for joining us, we'll be back at 9:00 and 11:00.
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>> right now, gerard butler's secret mission. >> to me it felt like so real.
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>> "twilight's" writer reveals her next chapter. >> i didn't think i was going to get to see these kids again. >> party 1960's style with don draper and the "mad men." >> we're very excited to get back out there. >> "game of thrones" in the fog of war. >> a lot of dark things happen, yeah, a lot of huge things happen. >> we're rolling out the red carpet now. >> welcome to "on the red carpet" from the discovery science center in orange county. i'm rachel smith. we're here to check out this amazing exhibit on indiana jones and the adventures of archeologist. there are costumes, props and so much more from all four indy movies. while we take a look around, let's talk some new movies. otrc's karl schmid is on the red carpet for "olympus has fallen." >> rachel, this hollywood red carpet has been in serious lockdown tonight for the premiere of gerard butler and morgan freeman's latest film
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"olympus has fallen," all about the white house being taken down by terrorists. and with real secret service agents sweeping the carpet before the stars arrived, was gerard worried about how it was received? >> i've got to be honest, i was nervous. they loved it! they laughed at the right bits, they gapsed, they applauded. they went crazy for it. >> the movie deals with terrorism, so how did the stars make sure the sensitive subject matter was handled carefully but still entertained? >> the unseen heroes they make us safe he have single day. >> you don't give away too many secrets, you try and ground and make the action as real as possible. >> it's not my job. i don't have to worry about it. it's the producers. ask them, they may be able to tell you >>. it's not first time morgan's played a high powered role. what is next for him? >> what is next in my bucket list? >> in the bucket lift of all mighty high


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